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Bio:
Lupita Nyong'o was last seen in J.J. Abrams’ Star Wars: The Force Awakens as Maz Kanata. She lends her voice to Jon Favreau’s upcoming The Jungle Book as Raksha and will next be seen in Mira Nair’s Queen of Katwe. Her feature film debut in Steve McQueen’s 12 Years a Slave earned her an ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Lupita Nyong'o was last seen in J.J. Abrams’ Star Wars: The Force Awakens as Maz Kanata. She lends her voice to Jon Favreau’s upcoming The Jungle Book as Raksha and will next be seen in Mira Nair’s Queen of Katwe. Her feature film debut in Steve McQueen’s 12 Years a Slave earned her an ... (read complete bio)
Kukua Announces Partnership With Academy Award-Winning Kenyan Actress and Author Lupi Photo Kukua Announces Partnership With Academy Award-Winning Kenyan Actress and Author Lupita Nyong'o for SUPER SEMA
by TV News Desk - Mar 3, 2021

A new YouTube Originals kids and family program, Super Sema is Africa’s first kid superhero animated series, which premieres on March 8, International Women’s Day. Nyong'o not only serves as an Executive Producer of Super Sema, but as a shareholder in Kukua.

Amanda Seyfried Wins Montecito Award at 36th Santa Barbara International Film Festiva Photo Amanda Seyfried Wins Montecito Award at 36th Santa Barbara International Film Festival
by TV News Desk - Feb 9, 2021

Amanda Seyfried will receive the Montecito Award at the 36th annual Santa Barbara International Film Festival. Seyfried will be honored on Friday, April 9th and will be recognized for her impressive career and performance in David Fincher’s MANK from Netflix, for which she recently received Golden Globe and Critic’s Choice nominations.

'Reimagining Tomorrow' Virtual Fundraising Event Benefits Goodman Goodwork Photo 'Reimagining Tomorrow' Virtual Fundraising Event Benefits Goodman Goodwork
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2021

Artistic Director Robert Falls announces a virtual fundraiser to support Goodman GoodWork—inclusive of the theater's nationally-recognized, award-winning Education and Engagement programming. “Reimagining Tomorrow” centers on the possibility, opportunity and change in the American Theater after a time when remote work, e-learning and social distance have challenged the fundamental human connection at the industry's core.

76th Theatre World Award Ceremony Postponed Until Return of Live Theater in 2021/2022 Photo 76th Theatre World Award Ceremony Postponed Until Return of Live Theater in 2021/2022
by BWW News Desk - Dec 17, 2020

The Theatre World Awards Board of Directors, Dale Badway, President, has announced, today, the 76th Theatre World Awards Ceremony will take place when Broadway returns. Hosted annually by theater journalist, Peter Filichia, the 76th Annual Theatre World Awards Ceremony will be produced by Theatre World Awards, Inc. Board of Directors.

The Public Theater Announces ROMEO Y JULIETA With Lupita Nyong'o and More Photo The Public Theater Announces ROMEO Y JULIETA With Lupita Nyong'o and More
by BWW News Desk - Nov 23, 2020

The Public Theater announced an array of free programming has been added to The Public's digital season. Though its physical stages remain dark, the additional virtual programming will include a bilingual audio adaptation of Romeo y Julieta co-presented with WNYC Studios featuring Lupita Nyong'o and Juan Castano as the star-crossed lovers.

Ayo Davis Named Executive Vice President, Creative Development and Strategy for Disne Photo Ayo Davis Named Executive Vice President, Creative Development and Strategy for Disney Branded Television
by TV News Desk - Nov 13, 2020

Ayo Davis has been named to the newly created position of Executive Vice President, Creative Development and Strategy, Disney Branded Television, it was announced today by Gary Marsh, President and Chief Creative Officer, Disney Branded Television, to whom she will report.

Hulu's Annual Huluween Experience is Back with a Spooky Outdoor Drive-in Event, New H Photo Hulu's Annual Huluween Experience is Back with a Spooky Outdoor Drive-in Event, New Hulu Originals and More
by BWW News Desk - Sep 28, 2020

Huluween is back and spookier than ever. Horror fans can celebrate the third year of Hulu's annual Halloween event with a full slate of nail-biting new Hulu Originals, a devilish drive-in movie theater event and an online Halloween immersive experience for fans to enjoy from home.

Lupita Nyong'o Shares Beautiful Tribute to Chadwick Boseman Photo Lupita Nyong'o Shares Beautiful Tribute to Chadwick Boseman
by TV News Desk - Sep 8, 2020

Variety reports that Lupita Nyong'o has shared a tribute to her co-star Chadwick Boseman.

Watch a Clip From OWN SPOTLIGHT: CULTURE CONNECTION Photo Watch a Clip From OWN SPOTLIGHT: CULTURE CONNECTION
by TV News Desk - Aug 28, 2020

Continuing conversations surrounding issues impacting Black lives, â€śOWN Spotlight: Culture Connection & August 28th, Ava DuVernay & Rev. Sharpton” airs today.

OWN Announces Black Fatherhood Special OWN SPOTLIGHT: THEY CALL ME DAD Photo OWN Announces Black Fatherhood Special OWN SPOTLIGHT: THEY CALL ME DAD
by TV News Desk - Aug 25, 2020

Oprah Winfrey Network announced today “OWN Spotlight: They Call Me Dad,” a one-hour special that celebrates Black fatherhood, is set to premiere on Tuesday, September 15 at 9 p.m. ET/PT (immediately after OWN’s hit drama series “Tyler Perry’s The Haves and the Have Nots”).

Oprah Winfrey Hosts OWN SPOTLIGHT: CULTURE CONNECTION August 28th Photo Oprah Winfrey Hosts OWN SPOTLIGHT: CULTURE CONNECTION August 28th
by TV News Desk - Aug 24, 2020

Continuing conversations surrounding issues impacting Black lives, OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network announced today â€śOWN Spotlight: Culture Connection & August 28th, Ava DuVernay & Rev. Sharpton” to air Friday, August 28 at 1 p.m., 4 p.m. and 6 p.m. ET/PT.

BLACK IS KING, de Beyoncé, llega a Disney + Photo BLACK IS KING, de Beyoncé, llega a Disney +
by Jose German Martinez Paneque - Jul 20, 2020

El próximo 31 de julio, dos semanas después del primer aniversario del estreno en cines del remake fotorealista de EL REY LE?"N, llega a Disney + la película BLACK IS KING, dirigida por Beyoncé y basada en la música del disco The lion King: The gift que la cantante publicó poco después del estreno del film.

BWW Review: Saheem Ali Reinvents Shakespeare In The Park With An Audio RICHARD II Tha Photo BWW Review: Saheem Ali Reinvents Shakespeare In The Park With An Audio RICHARD II That Stresses Color Consciousness
by Michael Dale - Jul 19, 2020

'What does it mean to have a Black man who is deemed unfit to rule and what does it mean to have a Black woman take his place?'

Virtual Theatre Today: Monday, July 13- with Lupita Nyong'o, Phylicia Rashad & More! Photo Virtual Theatre Today: Monday, July 13- with Lupita Nyong'o, Phylicia Rashad & More!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 13, 2020

Today (July 13) in live streaming: Richard II continues, Audra McDonald sings with Seth Rudetsky, and so much more!

Lupita Nyong'o Joins The Public Theater and WNYC's RICHARD II as the Narrator Photo Lupita Nyong'o Joins The Public Theater and WNYC's RICHARD II as the Narrator
by BWW News Desk - Jul 9, 2020

Lupita Nyong'o will join The Public Theater and WNYC's Richard II as the narrator. 

Over 1,000 Black Artists Call for Widespread Change in Open Letter from 'Black Artist Photo Over 1,000 Black Artists Call for Widespread Change in Open Letter from 'Black Artists for Freedom' Collective
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2020

Over 1,000 black figures in film, television, art, music, theatre, and more have added their signatures to letter released today by a new organization called Black Artists for freedom.

Recap: Josh Gad Talks CENTRAL PARK, THE BOOK OF MORMON, and More on Backstage LIVE Wi Photo Recap: Josh Gad Talks CENTRAL PARK, THE BOOK OF MORMON, and More on Backstage LIVE With Richard Ridge
by Stephi Wild - Jun 18, 2020

Richard Ridge recently chatted with stage and screen favorite Josh Gad. He talked about Central Park, The Book of Mormon, his Broadway debut in Spelling Bee, and more!

VIDEO: Josh Gad Visits Backstage LIVE with Richard Ridge Photo VIDEO: Josh Gad Visits Backstage LIVE with Richard Ridge
by Backstage With Richard Ridge - Jun 17, 2020

Nothing can stop BroadwayWorld's Richard Ridge from bringing you interviews with your favorite Broadway stars! Tune in right here today, June 17 (12pm), as he chats stage and screen favorite with Josh Gad!

OWN Honors and Celebrates Juneteenth With Day Of Commemorative Programming Photo OWN Honors and Celebrates Juneteenth With Day Of Commemorative Programming
by TV News Desk - Jun 17, 2020

OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network announced today the commemoration of the Juneteenth holiday with slate of special encore airings of programming

CBS to Broadcast the BET AWARDS; Announces Nominations Photo CBS to Broadcast the BET AWARDS; Announces Nominations
by TV News Desk - Jun 15, 2020

Today, BET announces The a?oeBET Awardsa?? 2020 nominees with Drake leading the pack with six nominations.

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